July 5th, 2015

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Claire Thompson (born July 5)

Claire Thompson has published erotic fiction and romance since 1996. Claire's work includes the sensual exploration of D/s and erotic romance, as well as the darker side of BDSM. Claire has published over fifty novels and short stories, both in print and ebook format. A successful independent author, Claire publishes under the Romance Unbound Publishing (http://romanceunbound.com) imprint. Claire lives and writes in upstate New York.

The Cowboy Poet won a 2011 Rainbow Award as Best Gay Contemporary Erotica.

The Cowboy Poet by Claire Thompson
Paperback: 252 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 30, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1456325698
ISBN-13: 978-1456325695
Amazon: The Cowboy Poet
Amazon Kindle: The Cowboy Poet

Tyler Sutton can run all he wants from his past, but he's still got himself to contend with. Dark secret dreams of sexual submission continue to haunt the magazine reporter. The embers of his hidden yearnings burst into a bright flame of reality when Tyler meets Clint Darrow, the cowboy poet. Clint, the foreman on a West Texas bull ranch, hides his dominant sensual nature behind the laconic, quiet persona of a true Texas cowboy. When the pair is thrown together in a search to uncover the culprit of a series of thefts at various local ranches, the connection is immediate and fierce. As they begin to explore their attraction for one another, Clint senses Tyler's need for sexual surrender. Clint must exert every ounce of self control to keep from pushing Tyler too far, too fast. When passion overtakes caution, the firestorm of desire that erupts between them threatens to burn everything in its path.

Handyman by Claire Thompson
Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: Samhain Publishing (July 1, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1605043192
ISBN-13: 978-1605043197
Amazon: Handyman
Amazon Kindle: Handyman

Handsome, sexy and gay, Will Spencer used and discarded lovers as easily as he made his Wall Street stock trades. He was used to taking whatand whohe wanted. Jack Crawford, a recently widowed handyman, never thought of himself as gay. Frightened by an erotic encounter years before, Jack had never embraced his deepest sexual longings. In an unlikely pairing, Will and Jack explore an incendiary relationship, sometimes humorous, sometimes heartbreaking, always scintillatingly erotic. Jack is forced to confront feelings hes hidden for a lifetime. Will is faced with something he isnt sure he can handlelove.

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Amy Rae Durreson (born July 5, 1981)

Amy Rae Durreson is a writer and romantic, who writes m/m romances. She likes to go wandering across the local hills with a camera, hunting for settings for her stories. She's got a degree in early English literature, which she blames for her somewhat medieval approach to spelling, and at various times has been fluent in Latin, Old English, Ancient Greek, and Old Icelandic, though please don't ask her to speak any of them now.

Amy started her first novel nineteen years ago (it featured a warrior princess, magic swords, elves and an evil maths teacher) and has been scribbling away ever since. Despite these long years of experience, she has yet to master the arcane art of the semi-colon.

Reawakening won a 2014 Rainbow Award as Best Gay Fantasy Romance.

Further Readings:

Reawakening by Amy Rae Durreson
Paperback: 260 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (January 17, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1627984054
ISBN-13: 978-1627984058
Amazon: Reawakening
Amazon Kindle: Reawakening

For a thousand years, since their defeat of the Shadow at Eyr, the dragons have slept under the mountains. Now their king, Tarnamell, has woken. Driven mad by loneliness, he hurls himself south until he finds and tries to claim the Alagard Desert. Unfortunately, the desert already has a guardian spirit, and he doesn't want to share. Amused by the cocky little desert spirit, Tarn retreats, planning to return in human form.

When his caravan enters the desert, however, Alagard is missing. Rumors fly of a dark power, and soon Tarn’s caravan encounters the living dead and an amnesiac mage called Gard.

Forced to take refuge in the Court of the Shells, a legendary fortress in the heart of the desert, Tarn, Gard, and their allies decide to seek out the Shadow before it destroys the desert. But to confront the Shadow, Tarn needs to gather his strength. A dragon's power depends on the love and loyalty of his human hoard, but Tarn's original hoard has been dead for centuries. Before he can face his most ancient enemy, he must win the trust of new followers and the heart of a cynical desert spirit.

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Alice Dodd & Jillian Armenante

Jillian Armenante (born July 5, 1968) is an American television and film actress, known for playing the role of Donna Kozlowski on the TV show Judging Amy. With Alice Dodd, her wife, Armenante co-produced, co-directed and co-wrote Laura Comstock's Bag-Punching Dog and In Flagrante Gothicto at the Circle X Theatre Company. Laura Comstock's Bag-Punching Dog won the Theatre L.A. Ovation Award for "Best New Musical" and "Best Musical Production".

"Back in 2000, almost by accident, we bought a 1923 Mediterranean in the middle of Hollywood. We happened by an open house, instantly fell in love with it and without ever looking at another house, offered to buy it. Maybe it was the grapefruit tree, or the easy walk to the Larchmont Farmers Market, or the legacy of the Hollywood sign looming in the distance-we just had to have it. We knew it would be the perfect place to start building a family. Well, almost perfect, after we made a few additions here and there. We now have two beautiful girls to mess it all up." (Picture: Alice Dodd)

Alice Dodd and Jillian Armenante, together since 1995, met when Dodd walked into Seattle's Annex Theatre to audition in the same show where Armenante was performing.

Armenante was born in Paterson, New Jersey but grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

Her feature-film credits include Contagion, Bad Teacher, A Mighty Heart, North Country and Girl, Interrupted. On television, Ms. Armenante has made guest appearances on several shows including Shameless, Medium, Party Down, Castle, The Closer, Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy, Las Vegas, ER, Six Feet Under, The West Wing, and Northern Exposure.


Jillian Armenante (born July 5, 1968) is an American television and film actress, known for playing the role of Donna Kozlowski on the TV show Judging Amy. Jillian Armenante married "Judging Amy" co-star Alice Dodd after several judges refused to halt the city of San Francisco from marrying same sex partners over the Valentines Weekend, 2004. Their first daughter, Hazel Georgia Dodd Armenante, was born on November 21, 2004. Dodd gave birth to Heloise Margaret Armenante Dodd on December 12, 2008.

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Denise Restout & Wanda Landowska

Denise Restout (November 24, 1915 – March 9, 2004) was a French keyboard teacher, expert on German and French Baroque performance practice for the keyboard. She was assistant, protégé, domestic partner, editor, and biographer for noted harpsichordist Wanda Landowska.

Born in Paris, Restout studied drawing, geometry, art history and painting at the Bazot Studios, and was admitted to the School of Applied Arts of Paris in 1928. Restout received the first medal of the National Conservatory of Music (Paris) in 1930. Restout worked for a time at the Pleyel Company factory in France. In 1933 she began study of the harpsichord with Wanda Landowska and the organ with Joseph Bonnet. As a performer Restout appeared at Landowska's public master classes in France and the Netherlands and in recitals in Paris, Strasbourg and elsewhere.

Restout and Landowska, who was of Polish and Jewish origin, escaped Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, France during the Nazi advance in 1940 and arrived in the United States in 1941 at Ellis Island on the day of the Pearl Harbor attack.


Harpsichordist Wanda Landowska, at home posing for picture with friends, 1949 (Denise Restout on the right)
Wanda Landowska was a Polish harpsichordist whose performances played a large role in reviving the popularity of the harpsichord in XX century. When the German Army invaded France, Landowska, who was Jewish, fled with her assistant and domestic partner Denise Restout, leaving Saint-Leu in 1940, sojourning in southern France, and finally sailing from Lisbon to the United States. Her house was looted, and her instruments and manuscripts stolen, so she arrived in the US essentially without assets.


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Wanda Alexandra Landowska (5 July 1879 – 16 August 1959) was a Polish (later a naturalized French citizen) harpsichordist whose performances, teaching, recordings and writings played a large role in reviving the popularity of the harpsichord in the early 20th century. She was the first person to record Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations on the harpsichord (1931). When the German Army invaded France, Landowska, who was Jewish, fled with her assistant and domestic partner Denise Restout, leaving Saint-Leu in 1940, sojourning in southern France, and finally sailing from Lisbon to the United States. She arrived in New York on 7 December 1941, a day which coincided with the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The house in Saint-Leu was looted, and her instruments and manuscripts stolen, so she arrived in the United States essentially without assets.

She settled in Lakeville, Connecticut in 1949, and re-established herself as a performer and teacher in the United States, touring extensively. Her companion, Denise Restout, was editor and translator of her writings on music, including Musique ancienne, and Landowska on Music. She died at in Lakeville on 16 August 1959.

Landowska was born in Warsaw, where her father was a lawyer, and her mother a linguist who translated Mark Twain into Polish. She began playing piano at the age of four, and studied at the Warsaw Conservatory with the senior Jan Kleczyński and Aleksander Michałowski. She also studied composition under Heinrich Urban in Berlin, and had lessons in Paris with Moritz Moszkowski. After marrying the Polish folklorist Henry Lew in 1900 in Paris, she taught piano at the Schola Cantorum there (1900–1912).

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Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time by Elisa Rolle
Paperback: 760 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (July 1, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1500563323
ISBN-13: 978-1500563325
CreateSpace Store: https://www.createspace.com/4910282
Amazon (Paperback): http://www.amazon.com/dp/1500563323/?tag=elimyrevandra-20
Amazon (Kindle): http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MZG0VHY/?tag=elimyrevandra-20

Days of Love chronicles more than 700 LGBT couples throughout history, spanning 2000 years from Alexander the Great to the most recent winner of a Lambda Literary Award. Many of the contemporary couples share their stories on how they met and fell in love, as well as photos from when they married or of their families. Included are professional portraits by Robert Giard and Stathis Orphanos, paintings by John Singer Sargent and Giovanni Boldini, and photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnson, Arnold Genthe, and Carl Van Vechten among others. “It's wonderful. Laying it out chronologically is inspired, offering a solid GLBT history. I kept learning things. I love the decision to include couples broken by death. It makes clear how important love is, as well as showing what people have been through. The layout and photos look terrific.” Christopher Bram “I couldn’t resist clicking through every page. I never realized the scope of the book would cover centuries! I know that it will be hugely validating to young, newly-emerging LGBT kids and be reassured that they really can have a secure, respected place in the world as their futures unfold.” Howard Cruse “This international history-and-photo book, featuring 100s of detailed bios of some of the most forward-moving gay persons in history, is sure to be one of those bestsellers that gay folk will enjoy for years to come as reference and research that is filled with facts and fun.” Jack Fritscher


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Jean Cocteau & Jean Marais

Actor Jean Marais (December 11, 1913 – November 8, 1998) was the most popular leading man in France during the 1940s and ’50s. Tall, blond, and athletic, he played the Beast and the Prince in Jean COCTEAU’s classic film Belle et la bête. Marais and Cocteau were lovers for many years and made several films together during that time.

In 1937, Jean Marais saw several drawing by Jean Cocteau and was stricken as they reminded him of himself. He managed to meet him. Cocteau was 48 years old, Marais was 24. As the second said, "I was not a gigolo, I was an arrivist (go-getter)." They fell in love and started a relationship and artistic collaboration that would last a long time. In 1943, Marais appeared in Jean Delannoys 1943 film L'Éternel retour (after a personal recommendation from Cocteau, who wrote the scenario).

Noël COWARD described a visit to Villefranche with Greta GARBO in his diary of Sunday July 7, 1957: “After dinner we were shown, privately, the little chapel which has just been designed by Jean Cocteau. It is beautifully done, lovely draughtsmanship and pale colours, but I had no idea that all the apostles looked so like Jean Marais.”

Marais was bisexual, and later stated in an interview that he had an affair with his Orpheus co-star Marie Déa. They avoided publicity since he had the reputation of being gay and didn’t want their story to be ridiculed as a sham.


Jean Cocteau and Jean Marais
In 1937, Jean Marais saw several drawing by Jean Cocteau and was stricken as they reminded him of himself. He managed to meet him. Cocteau was 48 years old, Marais was 24. As the second said, I was not a gigolo, I was an arrivist (go-getter). They fell in love and started a relationship and artistic collaboration that would last a long time. In 1943, Marais appeared in Jean Delannoys 1943 film L'Eternel retour (after a personal recommendation from Cocteau, who wrote the scenario).

Stern, Keith (2009-09-01). Queers in History: The Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Historical Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals (Kindle Locations 8112-8119). Perseus Books Group. Kindle Edition.

Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants terribles (1929), and the films Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946), and Orpheus (1949). His circle of associates, friends and lovers included Kenneth Anger, Pablo Picasso, Jean Hugo, Jean Marais, Henri Bernstein, Yul Brynner, Marlene Dietrich, Coco Chanel, Erik Satie, María Félix, Édith Piaf and Raymond Radiguet. (P: ©Federico de Madrazo de Ochoa (1875-1934). Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963), 1910/1912 (©4))

Cocteau was born in Maisons-Laffitte, Yvelines, a village near Paris, to Georges Cocteau and his wife, Eugénie Lecomte; a socially prominent Parisian family. His father was a lawyer and amateur painter who committed suicide when Cocteau was nine. He left home at fifteen. He published his first volume of poems, Aladdin's Lamp, at nineteen. Cocteau soon became known in Bohemian artistic circles as The Frivolous Prince, the title of a volume he published at twenty-two. Edith Wharton described him as a man "to whom every great line of poetry was a sunrise, every sunset the foundation of the Heavenly City..."

In his early twenties, Cocteau became associated with the writers Marcel Proust, André Gide, and Maurice Barrès. In 1912, he collaborated with Léon Bakst on Le Dieu bleu for the Ballets Russes; the principal dancers being Tamara Karsavina and Vaslav Nijinsky. During World War I Cocteau served in the Red Cross as an ambulance driver. This was the period in which he met the poet Guillaume Apollinaire, artists Pablo Picasso and Amedeo Modigliani, and numerous other writers and artists with whom he later collaborated. Russian choreographer Sergei Diaghilev persuaded Cocteau to write a scenario for a ballet, which resulted in Parade, in 1917. It was produced by Diaghilev, with sets by Picasso, the libretto by Apollinaire and the music by Erik Satie. The piece was later expanded into a full opera, with music by Satie, Poulenc and Ravel. "If it had not been for Apollinaire in uniform," wrote Cocteau, "with his skull shaved, the scar on his temple and the bandage around his head, women would have gouged our eyes out with hairpins." Cocteau denied being a Surrealist or being in any way attached to the movement. Cocteau wrote the libretto for Igor Stravinsky's opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex, which had its original performance in the Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt in Paris on May 30, 1927.

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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Cocteau
I read Le Livre Blanc (The White Book) by Jean Cocteau during one of my more literary phases, back when I fancied myself as a neo-Surrealist, and found it to be absolutely breathtaking. Considered by scholars to be part autobiography, Jean Cocteau´s tale traces the narrator´s sexual journey in 1920s Europe. Only Cocteau could present the plight of homosexuals and bisexuals in the days before gay rights so eloquently and poetically. A must-read on a few levels. --Katrina Strauss
Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time by Elisa Rolle
Paperback: 760 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (July 1, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1500563323
ISBN-13: 978-1500563325
CreateSpace Store: https://www.createspace.com/4910282
Amazon (Paperback): http://www.amazon.com/dp/1500563323/?tag=elimyrevandra-20
Amazon (Kindle): http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MZG0VHY/?tag=elimyrevandra-20

Days of Love chronicles more than 700 LGBT couples throughout history, spanning 2000 years from Alexander the Great to the most recent winner of a Lambda Literary Award. Many of the contemporary couples share their stories on how they met and fell in love, as well as photos from when they married or of their families. Included are professional portraits by Robert Giard and Stathis Orphanos, paintings by John Singer Sargent and Giovanni Boldini, and photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnson, Arnold Genthe, and Carl Van Vechten among others. “It's wonderful. Laying it out chronologically is inspired, offering a solid GLBT history. I kept learning things. I love the decision to include couples broken by death. It makes clear how important love is, as well as showing what people have been through. The layout and photos look terrific.” Christopher Bram “I couldn’t resist clicking through every page. I never realized the scope of the book would cover centuries! I know that it will be hugely validating to young, newly-emerging LGBT kids and be reassured that they really can have a secure, respected place in the world as their futures unfold.” Howard Cruse “This international history-and-photo book, featuring 100s of detailed bios of some of the most forward-moving gay persons in history, is sure to be one of those bestsellers that gay folk will enjoy for years to come as reference and research that is filled with facts and fun.” Jack Fritscher

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Edgar Vos & Geert Eijsbouts

Edgar Vos (5 July 1931 – 13 January 2010) was a Dutch fashion designer.

Vos was born in Makassar in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) in 1931. He studied fashion at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.

He started a chain of fifteen boutique clothing stores known as Edgar Vos Boutiques.

Vos died of a heart attack while holidaying in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a day after being admitted to a hospital suffering from what is suspected to have been pneumonia. He was 78.

He is survived by his partner, Geert Eijsbouts.


Edgar Vos was a Dutch fashion designer. Vos was born in Makassar in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) in 1931. He studied fashion at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. He started a chain of fifteen boutique clothing stores known as Edgar Vos Boutiques. Vos died of a heart attack while holidaying in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a day after being admitted to a hospital suffering from what is suspected to have been pneumonia. He was 78. He is survived by his partner, Geert Eijsbouts.

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Asa Dean Liles & Richard Labonte

Richard Labonté is a Canadian writer and editor, best known as the editor or co-editor of numerous anthologies of LGBT literature. Labonté and his husband, Asa Dean Liles, moved back to Canada in 2001 and currently reside on Bowen Island in British Columbia.

"I met Asa Dean Liles in May of 1993, when I hired him as my housekeeper. We sat on the sunny back patio steps at A Different Light Bookstore in San Francisco for the interview. I thought his then-boyfriend was cute, and eyed him as Asa and I discussed domestic duties. [...] In January 1994, my housekeeper house guest and I went out for dinner. Are we in love? we asked. Yes, we answered. We went home and slept in his bed on the floor. My housekeeper was my lover. And we slept together every night. [...] Late at night, Asa asks if I will miss him when he's gone. Will I take care of the dog? Who will clean my house? Do my laundry, rearrange the furniture? What will happen to the truck? Will I remember? Many mornings, I crawl into his bed at dawn, my life wrapped in his, his in mine, Percy in ours. I won't ever forget my housekeeper. My house guest. My house mate. My lover."

Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Labonté studied English and political science at Carleton University in Ottawa, where he was an editor for The Charlatan. Following school he joined the Ottawa Citizen in 1972 as an editor, later writing film and book reviews. In 1980, he contributed to an Ottawa Citizen series on gay life in Ottawa, becoming one of the first Canadian journalists ever to come out in the pages of a mainstream newspaper.


Perth, Richard Labonte and Percy, 2004
Richard Labonté is a Canadian writer and editor, best known as the editor or co-editor of numerous anthologies of LGBT literature. Labonté and his husband, Asa Dean Liles, moved back to Canada in 2001 and currently reside on Bowen Island in British Columbia. He likes to startle deers as he walks his dogs terrier / schnauzer Zak and shit-zu/yorkie blend Wen (formerly Wentworth, name changed on adoption), accompanied by his husband, Asa, through the island’s temperate rainforest.

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Theodore Roszak (November 15, 1933 – July 5, 2011)

Theodore Roszak (November 15, 1933 – July 5, 2011) was professor emeritus of history at California State University, East Bay. He is best known for his 1969 text, The Making of a Counter Culture.

Roszak received his B.A. from UCLA and Ph.D. in History from Princeton University. He taught at Stanford University, the University of British Columbia, and San Francisco State University before joining Cal State Hayward. During the 1960s, he lived in London, where he edited the newspaper Peace News. He was featured prominently in the "Alternative Lifestyles in California" episode of the 1977 BBC television series, The Long Search.

Theodore Roszak died at age 77 at his home in Berkeley, California on July 5, 2011.

Roszak first came to public prominence in 1969, with the publication of his The Making of a Counter Culture which chronicled and gave explanation to the European and North American counterculture of the 1960s. He is generally credited with the first use of the term "counterculture".

Other books include Longevity Revolution: As Boomers Become Elders, The Voice of the Earth (Touchstone Books), The Cult of Information, The Gendered Atom: Reflections on the Sexual Psychology of Science, The Voice of the Earth, and Ecopsychology: Healing the Mind, Restoring the Earth. With his wife Betty, he was co-editor of the anthology Masculine/Feminine: Essays on Sexual Mythology and the Liberation of Women.

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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roszak_%28scholar%29

Further Readings:

The Devil and Daniel Silverman by Theodore Roszak
Publisher Leapfrog Press; 1 edition (January 1, 2003)
Language English
ISBN-10 0967952077
ISBN-13 978-0967952079
Amazon: The Devil and Daniel Silverman
Amazon Kindle: The Devil and Daniel Silverman

Danny Silverman’s first novel reached #10 on the New York Times best-seller list, but that was 20 years ago. Now middle-aged, he and his partner, Martin, an African-American actor, are getting by on the residuals from Martin’s cancelled TV cop series when Danny gets an offer he can’t refuse: a speaking gig in a Minnesota bible college that will net him a small fortune. Why me? Silverman wonders, but he’ll take the money and run. What can happen? Only a record-breaking snowstorm that traps him under the same roof as the evangelical Christian faculty who see this Jewish homosexual writer from San Francisco as the incarnation of the anti-Christ. Forced to defend all he believes in—sexual equality, human rights, same-sex marriage; dancing! vodka! coffee!—Silverman finds himself on the front lines of the culture wars dividing the nation today.

Best known as a social historian, Theodore Roszak is also the author of cult-status novels such as Flicker, a Hollywood horror satire, and The Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein, a sensual retelling of the gothic classic. Now Roszak brings us a hilarious novel of politics and ideas in which the battle for the moral heart of America is waged between a college full of scripture-spouting fundamentalists and one gay humanist who thinks they’re full of crap.

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Mia Hundvin, Camilla Andersen & Terje Haakonsen

Camilla Andersen (born 5 July 1973) is a Danish team handball player, Olympic champion and World champion. She received gold medals with the Danish national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She is World champion from 1997, and two times European champion, from 1994 and 1996. (P: Mia Hundvin poserer på forsiden av det danske bladet Woman i juni 2003. Foto: Faksimile/Woman)

In 2000 she entered a registered partnership with Danish handball player Mia Hundvin, but the couple split three years later. Sports Illustrated ran a lengthy feature on the two, who are much-discussed celebrities in their countries.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camilla_Andersen

Mia Terese Hundvin (born 7 March 1977 in Bergen, Norway) is one of Norway's most successful professional team handball players.

In 2000 she entered a registered partnership with Danish handball player Camilla Andersen, but the couple split three years later. Sports Illustrated ran a lengthy feature on the two, who are much-discussed celebrities in their countries. According to Sports Illustrated, Hundvin had been the lover of handball legend Camilla Andersen after they won the gold for Denmark in 1996.


Mia Hundvin is one of Norway's most successful professional team handball players. In 2000 she entered a registered partnership with Danish handball player Camilla Andersen, but the couple split three years later. According to Sports Illustrated, Hundvin had been the lover of Andersen after they won the gold for Denmark in 1996. After her split from Andersen, Hundvin moved in with Norwegian snowboarder Terje Haakonsen, the world's top snowboarder in the 1990s.

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Euro Pride Con: Sage Marlowe

Starting from June 1, 2015, I will daily feature authors attending the three conventions I will join, Euro Pride in Munich (July), UK Meet in Bristol (September) and GRL in San Diego (October).

For the Euro Pride in Munich, July 11-12, 2015, today author is Sage Marlowe: Sage is a multi-published author of MM erotic romance novels and novellas and loves exploring the flavours of gay erotic fiction.

A willing slave to all the fascinating guys who keep queuing up and want their stories told, Sage can almost always be found cooking up the next hot story or daydreaming about new ways of rubbing sexy male bodies together to make the sparks fly.

Further Readings:

Fantasy for Sale by Sage Marlowe
Paperback: 282 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 30, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1514133865
ISBN-13: 978-1514133866
Amazon: Fantasy for Sale
Amazon Kindle: Fantasy for Sale

What’s the price of reality when a fantasy is for sale? Cam is young, sinfully sexy and willing to play without limits, a combination which makes him a fantasy turned to flesh for men and women alike—and he’s for sale. Nate is curious when it comes to carnal delights but hasn’t found the right man to explore his desires with. When a friend buys Nate a few hours of pleasure with Cam, it’s not much of a surprise that Nate ends up intrigued. He keeps coming back for more and the attraction between them appears to be mutual but while Nate finds himself falling for the sexy hooker, Cam makes no secret of the fact that for him, sex is just a job. Determined to win him over, Nathan tries to show him that sex is about more than physical satisfaction but Cam’s walls seem impenetrable until a dramatic event forces him to reveal some of his secrets and Nate begins to understand that Cam pays more than just the price for the reality behind the fantasy.



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UK Meet: Liam Livings

Starting from June 1, 2015, I will daily feature authors attending the three conventions I will join, Euro Pride in Munich (July), UK Meet in Bristol (September) and GRL in San Diego (October).

For the UK Meet in Bristol, September 11-13, 2015, today author is Liam Livings: Liam Livings lives where east London ends and becomes Essex. He shares his house with his boyfriend and cat. He enjoys baking, cooking, classic cars and socialising with friends. He escapes from real life with a guilty pleasure book, cries at a sad, funny and camp film – and he’s been known to watch an awful lot of Gilmore Girls in the name of writing ‘research’.

He has written since he a teenager, started writing with the hope of publication in 2011. His writing focuses on friendships, British humour, romance with plenty of sparkle.

Further Readings:

Escaping from Him by Liam Livings
Publisher: Manifold Press (February 1, 2015)
Amazon Kindle: Escaping from Him

Darryl’s on the run – from controlling boyfriend Chris, an air-conditioner called Dave (deceased), an intolerable, claustrophobic situation and a person he just can’t be any more. The trouble is, he doesn’t have a plan – or any money – and all he knows is he needs to get away from everything. That’s where a lucky lift to Glasgow comes in, which turns out to be just the beginning of a whole new life …



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GRL: Jacqueline Grey

Starting from June 1, 2015, I will daily feature authors attending the three conventions I will join, Euro Pride in Munich (July), UK Meet in Bristol (September) and GRL in San Diego (October).

For the GRL in San Diego, October 15-18, 2015, today author is Jacqueline Grey: Jacqueline Grey is a bit of a Jack-of-all-trades. She has many different interests and if you asked her what her job was the answer would be a list, even if she gave you the simplified version. She spends her days juggling work with her many hobbies which include dancing, aerial silks, sewing, cosplay, role-playing, drinking tea, and above all, writing. She currently lives on an island on the east coast of the United States. She loves to read and write male/male erotic romance, usually focusing on stories that include BDSM themes to one degree or another.

Further Readings:

Limits and Stakes (Suit of Harte's 3) by Jacqueline Grey
Publisher: Resplendence Publishing, LLC (June 2, 2015)
Amazon Kindle: Limits and Stakes (Suit of Harte's 3)

Professor Danny Stone doesn’t date students. Though the University does not forbid such relationships, he’d rather be safe than sorry. With his sparkling blue eyes and silky blond hair, Christopher Owen looks like a fallen angel come to Earth just to tempt him. Danny finds it difficult to resist him, especially after kissing Chris over winter break.



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